Farm to Market Road 188

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Farm to Market Road 188 marker

Farm to Market Road 188
Teichman Road
Route information
Length0.4 mi[1] (0.7 km)
Existed1958[1]–present
Major junctions
West end89th Street / Blume Drive in Galveston
East end I-45 / SH 275 in Galveston
Highway system
RM 187RM 189

Farm to Market Road 188, also known as Teichman Road, is a Farm-to-Market Road located in Galveston, Texas. At only less than 0.5-mile (0.80 km) long it is one of the shortest farm-to-market roads in Texas. Only one exit sign on I-45 shows Teichman Rd as FM 188 and it is the 2nd exit heading north from Galveston to Houston.

Route description[edit]

FM 188 begins at an intersection with 89th Street / Blume Drive in Galveston, Galveston County, heading east-northeast on two-lane undivided Teichman Road. The road heads through areas of homes and businesses with some wetlands. FM 188 ends at an interchange with I-45, where SH 275 heads to the north.[1][2][3]

History[edit]

FM 188 was originally designated on June 11, 1945 on a section from FM 117 southeast 8 miles via Ft. Inge in Uvalde County. This route was transferred to FM 140 on March 24, 1954. The current FM 188 was designated on October 31, 1958. The highway officially became UR 188 in 1995.[1][4]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Galveston, Galveston County.

mi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
0.0000.00089th Street / Blume Drive
0.4240.682 I-45 (Gulf Freeway) / SH 275 east (Harborside Drive)I-45 exit 1C
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Farm to Market Road No. 188". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved October 26, 2011.
  2. ^ Google (October 26, 2011). "overview of Farm to Market Road 188" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved October 26, 2011.
  3. ^ County Grid Map 584 (PDF) (Map). Texas Department of Transportation. 2010. Retrieved October 12, 2011.
  4. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Urban Road No. 188". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved August 30, 2017.